[tex-live] Palatino / figbas
rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Mon Jan 10 19:30:33 CET 2011
>|> I'm the developer of the figbas fonts. The information in the .pfb file
>|> says that the Fontname is FiguredBassPalatino and the Family Name is
>|> Palatino. It seems that SUSE is using this font for rendering digits.
>|> I'm not familiar with how SUSE selects fonts but I think this is their
>|> issue. As far as I know, the font information is correct; if not I'll
>|> change it but I'll need authoritative guidance.
>|The family name should be the same as fontname, else certain
>|applications and libraries will recognise it as a "Palatino"
I don't think that's the case. For example,
Family Name: URW Palladio L
Name for Humans: URW Palladio L Roman
That's the font I modified to produce plrj.pfb.
>|P.S. I don't think you can, legally, use the name Palatino because it is
That may be. I guess I should have used Palladio. That will presumably
fix the fontconfig issue as well.
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